What is Your Perfect Picture of Spring?

Lawn Party - Fri & Sat 5.10-11 * Save 10% on Outdoor Furniture/Playsets!
Recently I was reading about the origin of May Day (May 1st). The history is quite fascinating, but celebrating spring is the main point.
Spring just provokes happiness through the senses. The vibrant greens, the hope of new life in beautiful flowers. The happy noises of birds and kids. The feel of the fresh breeze and the warm sun on your face. The smell of fresh cut grass and sweet smelling flowers. The taste of in-season strawberries, asparagus, rhubarb and salads.
As my niece said after a bluebell walk, “when I get big, I just want to LIVE in the woods (in the spring).”
See the recipe below for a quick, easy snack for your bluebell walk in the woods.

LATEST & GREATEST:  SANDED ROOT BEER DROPS

A favorite! Also try Lemon, Raspberry, Cherry or Green Apple (my favorite).

LATEST & GREATEST:  MINI ANIMAL CRACKERS

Anything mini is cute right? These are both cute and tasty.

Rockin’ on the Lawn

Friday & Saturday, May 10 & 11
Come on out and enjoy snacks, drinks, and the sunshine. Play on the Play Sets or sit on the Lawn Furniture. It’s a great time to enjoy friends, family and doing a little relaxing!
*Vote and win a free end table ($90 value). 
*Save 10% when you purchase any furniture piece OR play set:
Rocker
2′ Glider
4′ Glider
Adirondack Chair
Swing
Play Sets
Celebrate Mom
Gift Baskets – Make Your Own or Choose from Our Themes Pamper Mom or Sweet Treats for Mom (both $40)

Delicious Deli Deals

This sale runs for two weeks – until May 14th
Off the Bone Ham
normally $5.99 – now $4.99
Colby Swiss Swirl
normally $5.79 – now $4.79
Bruschetta Jack
normally $4.89 – now $3.89

Nuts and Seeds Trail Mix

time 5 min | 5 cups
Great for snacks on the road. Send the kids out after school with a little bag of this!
  • 1 cup salted pumpkin seeds or pepitas*
  • 1 cup unblanched almonds*
  • 1 cup unsalted sunflower kernels*
  • 1 cup walnut halves*
  • 1 cup dried apricots*
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips*
*Ingredients available at The Country Cupboard
Place all ingredients in a large bowl; toss to combine. Store in an airtight container.

A Peek in the Pantry

Classes at The Country Cupboard
Digest good information and good food. You must preregister. Stop in, email or call to sign up. Space is limited.
*Hormone Balance
Thursday, May 2nd 6:30-7:30 pm 
Guest speaker, Rachel Rauch, will be joining us for this class! She is a Doctor of Naturopathy, Master Herbalist, and a Natural Health Consultant and has a passion for teaching and educating on this topic. Learn the basics of hormone balancing and how hormones affect sleep, energy, weight, thinking and our mood.
*Natural Remedies with Essential Oils
Monday, May 6th 6:30-8 pm 
A fun free class to refresh or begin your knowledge about oils and change your life! Experience and learn the uses for the most popular oils as well as the three ways to use them. Get a free 2 ml Wild Orange if you bring a friend!
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